South African flowers of the Eastern Province
Scope and Contents
Twenty-three watercolours mounted on card, 12" x 16½". The paintings have pencilled titles and in some cases places and dates. They include agapanthus, antholyza, bellandonna lily, Cape Town bulbs, Cape honeysuckle (tecona-capensis), common olive, cyrtanthus, gladiolus, grenadilla, hybiscus, hyobanche sanguinea, iris, pelargonium, plumbago, sparaxis pendula and thistle.
- 1866 - 1877
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Biographical / Historical
J. Rose Cotterill's background is not known.
1 archive box(es) : watercolour
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. III; Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 123.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by E. Bourdillon through Sir Harry Wilson, April 1920.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Cotterill, J Rose, fl 1866-1920, née Bell
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